Mondo Description An infection that is caused by the nematode Trichuris trichiura, a soil-transmitted helminth, which is transmitted via food and/or water contaminated with the eggs of the worm. Symptoms are usually mild and include abdominal pain, diarrhea, fatigue, and possibly anemia secondary to blood loss in diarrhea.
Disease Ontology Description A parasitic helminthiasis infectious disease that involves parasitic infection located_in intestine in humans, has_material_basis_in Trichuris trichiura, which is transmitted_by ingestion of food contaminated with egg-carrying soil. The infection has_symptom abdominal pain, has_symptom diarrhea, has_symptom rectal prolapse and has_symptom growth retardation.
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